Land Acquisition
Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

Sharks on Land: Termination of CRDA

The bill to repeal the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 was passed in June. With it, the capital city development project on 53,000 acres of land was terminated in the fif...
By Nilesh Jain in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Hurdle to bridge work in Murshidabad

A bridge project launched by Mamata Banerjee in Murshidabad has met with a hurdle as three landowners of accused the administration of forcibly acquiring their plots at meagre rates.  The distri...
By Alamgir Hossain in Kandi

Business  /  Published 31.05.20

Need to break infrastructure gridlock

When the world is busy grappling with the economic damage that the Covid-19 pandemic is inflicting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that this is an opportunity to build a new India which is more...
By Sunil Kanoria in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.19

Ranchi plot buyers wary of minister's promise

Over 200 families, who have been waiting for eight years to get Jharkhand State Housing Board plots even though they had got allotment letters, have welcomed minister C.P. Singh’s assurance of a qui...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 20.02.20

Super Smelters hunts for land in Jamuria, Burdwan

Bengal-based steel maker Super Smelters has proposed a Rs 1,000-crore fresh investment in Jamuria, Burdwan, if it manages to acquire adequate land to build a plant. The company is in talks with privat...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.19

Residents foil land-grab bid in Jamshedpur

Residents foiled an encroachment attempt on a plot of government land in Kadma by alerting police and the civic body on Tuesday morning. The plot is under the Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC)...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpdur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

Flipkart wants Nadia’s Haringhata plot freed fast

A four-member team of e-commerce company Flipkart on Tuesday visited the 100-acre plot in Nadia’s Haringhata, which the state government had allotted it to set up its proposed logistic hub, and urge...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Haringhata(Nadia)

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Justice Mishra judges Justice Mishra

Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday refused to withdraw from a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court that will decide whether or not a verdict in a land acquisition case that he handled in 2...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.19

RMC road plan derails land buyer at Argora

Two residents here are in a fix over a transaction centred around a 5 decimal plot in Argora, a part of which, unknown to both seller and buyer, had been earmarked for a road in the Ranchi Municipal C...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

Predatory policies enable farm land acquisition

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s 2014 manifesto promised to “adopt a ‘National Land Use Policy’, which will look at the scientific acquisition of non-cultivable land and its development; protect t...
By Nilesh Jain in


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